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On This Day
(1-25 of 25)

Pfizer
"Unhealthy"
50s
20 Jan 2009
Pfizer is not just protecting its bottom line when it urges us not to buy cloned drugs from the Internet.

BBC
"Pack Up Your Troubles"
60s
20 Jan 2014
This promising trail for the BBC's coverage of the centenary of World War I suggests much excellent programming lies ahead.

Babylon
"A New Image"
70s
20 Jan 2014
A brilliantly put-together selection of excerpts suggest up-coming comedy-drama Babylon really is must-see TV.

St John Ambulance
"Nursery Rhymes"
2 mins 17s
20 Jan 2016
The DAVID household has been intending to take up first aid lessons ever since an incident two years ago involving the near-tragic mis-swallowing of a spring roll.

Halls
"Tough Love, Soft Love"
30s
20 Jan 2016
If you're looking for sympathy on account of your winter cough, good luck finding it from John C McGinley. Well, sort of - it depends which side of the bed you're looking at.

Sainsbury's
"Sausage Twist"
30s
20 Jan 2016
Hats off to BOLD's Zach Math for going the extra mile with Mike Crowe and Rob Messeter's promising script to create a really funny flight of fantasy in this ad for Sainsbury's.

NSPCC
"Speak Up"
30s
20 Jan 2004
This ad provides a powerful portrayal of an abusive parent, and manages to do so without actually showing her on screen.

Peugeot 407
"Men Are Back"
40s
20 Jan 2006


Virgin Atlantic
"Time"
50s
20 Jan 2008
John Hannah tells us of the preciousness of time. The airline's Upper Class service will give us more of it.

Fiat
"Bounce"
40s
20 Jan 2009
A re-edit of a commercial from last year has people holding placards bouncing up towards the camera before the car itself does the same.

Cadbury Crème Eggs
"Egg Slicer"
10s
20 Jan 2009
This year's cruelty commences with a brilliant leap onto some kitchen scales which act as a trampoline, before heading into an egg slicer.

Pepsi
"Pass"
60s
20 Jan 2009
This American ad has more than a little in common with last year's Hovis ad as it attempts to show the role played by Pepsi across the generations.

Chemistry Ireland
"Mad Men Sponsorship"
50s
20 Jan 2010
A series of vintage clips have been doctored to turned them into amusing parodies of 1950s attitudes.

Cyber Mentors
"Cyber Bully"
40s
20 Jan 2010
A teenage girl's sense of alienation and isolation is illustrated through a brutal act of self harm

The British Family
"The British Family"
30s
20 Jan 2010
The BBC is launching an ambitious examination of the British family.

ASOS
"Next Top Model Sponsorship"
80s
20 Jan 2010
The idea that supermodels are catty is rendered literal in this series of bumpers advertising ASOS's sponsorship.

Toyota
"Waterfront"
30s
20 Jan 2010
A reprise of a technique which has been used for Toyota before shows people unveiling a skin from the car to reveal another beneath.

BBC Knowledge
"Eat Up Brain"
60s
20 Jan 2010
This impressive animated ad for BBC Knowledge suggests that it's regretful that we forget 80% of what we learn in any given day.

Actimel
"Bring It On"
40s
20 Jan 2011
A series of people are ready to face extraordinary challenges after downing a small bottle of the advertised gloop.

Visit Scotland
"Natural"
30s
20 Jan 2013
This ad provides an excellent portrait of what the country has to offer by way of landscapes and outdoor activities.

Visit Scotland
"Views"
30s
20 Jan 2013
This ad for Visit Scotland takes in everything from the Orkney's mysterious standing stones to full-on kilt-wearing, castle-based entertainment.

PPL
"Isn't This Life Enough?"
60s
20 Jan 2014
Scottish band Admiral Fallow have adapted their own song Isn't This World Enough? for this feel-good American ad.

Six Nations
"Rivalry"
40s
20 Jan 2014
The Six Nations rugby tournament is almost upon us and the BBC has put together an impressive trail to trumpet its advent.

Asda
"Scarecrows"
30s
20 Jan 2014
Mel Giedroyc is really getting into her stride as the voice of Asda.

Sky Go
"Bear Grylls"
30s
20 Jan 2014
Joanna Lumley once again throws herself whole-heartedly into playing a TV-addict version of herself.


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